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Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
to the issue of capital gains. the capital gains tax will go up 10%. host: john from new mexico. caller: thank you for taking my call. you read my tweet just a little while ago. i want to continue on this theme of the lower capital gains rate. this low capital gains rate is a way the uber rich use to control to give themselves their own tax rate and their own general tax category to there everything in. they can lessen their participation in our democracy. i have investments, too. to only have to pay a 15% rate on that income seems silly to me. i pay normal taxes and normal social security. there is no need to incentivize capital formation these days. host: are you retired? caller: i am still working. host: this is a story from "the wall street journal." host: "families with adult children." how can you take advantage if you're a couple and one spouse earns more than the other? guest: i would not want to delve into that. host: we will move on to jim in north carolina. go ahead, jim. caller: thank you for taking my call. the lowering to the $1 million cap. my wife and i have never made m
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
times. first of all, pete on the end, long time senator of new mexico. he has offered ideas as far as the bipartisan on these topics. we have cindy who is an attorney here in town with mckenna law and aldridge and was an advisor to mitt romney. we have the business perspective from paul stemmons and he is the executive chairman offering, again, a sense from the business community. what the solutions might be and how business will be affected by everything. senator jud greg served as a governor and senator. served on the simpson bowles exchange. i have bothered him many times and david cote who has served on the simpson bowles as well. i see him in washington more than many times than congressman. john as well, he is the national coalition of prosecutor and c.e.o. also served at aarp. mark of moody's and an tow it willic. we have ed from the heritage foundation, helped with the foundation of utah. and we have the president of the peterson foundation which has devoted time to these issues. thank you all for being here. we look forward to all of your perspectives. i'm going to start, i c
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
retiring senator from this committee, the senator from new mexico and the senator from virginia. our first secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her -- not abdicate hor or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- from thewing recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is o
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)